The Blair Witch Project

Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.

Grosses

Domestic (56.5%)
$140,539,099
Summary Details
DistributorArtisan Entertainment
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Opening$1,512,054
27 theaters
Budget$60,000
Release Date (Wide)Jul 16, 1999 (Jul 30, 1999)
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 21 min
GenresHorror Mystery
In Release175 days/25 weeks
Widest Release2,538 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Jul 9-1553$60,119----$60,119-
Jul 16-2215$3,001,034+4,891.8%27-$111,149$3,061,1531
Jul 23-2915$3,871,765+29%31+4$124,895$6,932,9182
Jul 30-Aug 52$48,769,465+1,159.6%1,101+1,070$44,295$55,702,3833
Aug 6-122$37,076,361-24%2,142+1,041$17,309$92,778,7444
Aug 13-193$20,601,546-44.4%2,412+270$8,541$113,380,2905
Aug 20-265$10,477,358-49.1%2,538+126$4,128$123,857,6486
Aug 27-Sep 27$6,630,721-36.7%2,352-186$2,819$130,488,3697
Sep 3-98$4,146,708-37.5%2,297-55$1,805$134,635,0778
Sep 10-1611$2,201,033-46.9%1,937-360$1,136$136,836,1109
Sep 17-2312$1,111,388-49.5%1,434-503$775$137,947,49810
Sep 24-3015$665,499-40.1%947-487$702$138,612,99711
Oct 1-722$367,913-44.7%584-363$629$138,980,91012
Oct 8-1418$702,603+91%924+340$760$139,683,51313
Oct 15-2122$479,033-31.8%717-207$668$140,162,54614
Oct 22-2836$219,819-54.1%408-309$538$140,382,36515
Oct 29-Nov 445$118,883-45.9%232-176$512$140,501,24816